Archive for January 2019

MK Gallery set to reopen in March

The newly revamped MK Gallery will celebrate its first year back in the art scene with some exciting exhibitions.     ‘Paula Rego: Obedience and Defiance,’ a major retrospective of Portuguese artist Paula Rego will bookmark the newly revamped MK Gallery in Milton Keynes as second in a series of exhibitions to celebrate the gallery’s […]

Rose-Lynn Fisher examines ‘The Topography of Tears’

Have you ever considered the terrain of your tears? The salty mixture that can signal pain, happiness, exhaustion, or terror – what does it look like? How does it relate to the emotions that cause them to trickle or stream down your face? Do they look aesthetically different? These are the types of questions that […]

‘Put it back’: San Francisco house by architect Richard Neutra to be rebuilt

At 49 Hopkins Avenue in San Francisco, one would expect to find a white, modern house that today looks fairly typical of 20th century modern architecture. The house was built in 1936 by Richard Neutra, one of the defining architects of the modernist movement and a contemporary of Frank Lloyd Wright. Named the Largent House […]

Rarely seen view of Venice by Monet expected to sale for £30 million

In Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern art sale on February 26th, Le Palais Ducal by Claude Monet is expected to sale for as much as £30 million ($35 million). The 1908 painting depicts a pastel view of the Doge’s palace from the water. Le Palais Ducal is one of three paintings created from the vantage point […]

After 44 years, Herculaneum’s Antiquarium opens

The angular, white, modern Antiquarium was completed near Naples in 1974. Designed by a team of Neapolitan architects the building was approved by the Italian government and built for 12 billion lira (about €6 million). For the next 44 years, despite modifications after the museum was finished and an investigation into the Superintendency of Pompeii […]